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  • Apple

    Should Microsoft kill Windows Phone?

    It's been nearly four years since Microsoft first released Windows Phone, and what it has gotten after many millions of dollars in development and marketing costs, plus its $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia, is this: a worldwide <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2491229/smartphones/the-news-isn-t-good-for-windows-phone.html">smartphone market share of less than 3%</a>. And that number has been going down, not up.

  • Mobile

    How to run Flash on your iPad (if you must)

    <a href="http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/">Adobe Flash</a> is a relic, but somehow pockets of the sketchy multimedia software remain, so you may sometimes need to play some item in the format. Fortunately, you can:

  • Applications

    Baidu, Tencent help Chinese shopping malls take on Alibaba

    Baidu and Tencent are teaming up with a Chinese shopping mall operator in a joint venture that could steal business away from local e-commerce giant Alibaba Group.

  • Mobile

    LG playing waiting game for plasma TV exit

    LG is waiting for the right time to exit the plasma TV business, a move that would leave almost no major companies making the flat-screens.

  • Small Business

    Australian startup snapshot: Vimcore

    Vimcore is a Sydney B2B startup that connects its customers’ employees to local healthcare providers. When not running the business, the company’s co-founder, Jessica Evans, advocates women entrepreneurship in the largely male tech startup scene.

  • Grid & Cloud Computing

    Telstra finalises joint venture with Telkom Indonesia

    Telstra has signed a joint venture agreement with Telkom Indonesia. The joint venture will offer cloud, unified communications, managed network and security services in Indonesia.

  • Business Products

    Toshiba sensor to sharpen smartphone photos

    Toshiba has developed a new image sensor for smartphones and tablets that promises better image resolution for run-of-the-mill smartphones when it goes into mass production.

  • IT Services

    In pictures: SAP opens $60m Melbourne innovation centre

    SAP has invested $60 million in a new innovation centre in Melbourne with the goal of creating 120 IT jobs in Victoria by October 2014. The building houses a mission control centre which is designed to help SAP’s Victorian customers with digital transformation strategies.

  • Search

    Google's Project Wing building drone delivery service

    For two years, Google has quietly been developing autonomous flying vehicles that can be used to deliver packages for disaster relief or for commerce purposes, the company revealed Thursday.

  • Fun Stuff

    In pictures: Capgemini unveils SMAC lab in Melbourne

    Victorian Premier Denis Napthine was on hand to open Capgemini’s new social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) lab in Melbourne. The SMAC lab will offer support services to customers who are looking to move into one of those areas.

  • Mobile

    Poaching drivers may be the norm for ride-sharing companies

    It seems like poaching drivers is par for the course in the ride-sharing industry.

  • Gaming

    Half-Life publisher Valve faces ACCC legal action

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced it is taking legal action in the Federal Court against Valve Corporation, the publisher of popular gaming titles including the Half-Life and Portal series.

  • Privacy

    Hillary Clinton: 'Our technology companies are not part of our government'

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for a "global compact" on surveillance and the use of collected data, saying the U.S. isn't the only country that does it and American technology companies are unfairly targeted for the government's actions.

  • In Pictures: 15 simple, secret Windows tips and tricks designed to save you time

    These small, yet obscure Windows tips and tricks can make a big difference in your workflow - and save you tons of time in the process.

  • In Pictures: 7 cheap computing boards for scratching your maker itch

    Get a head start on the next tech boom by hacking together tomorrow’s Internet of Things hit today

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